Your past conviction(s) may show up on background checks, which can prevent you from living the life you wish to have by making it harder to get certain jobs, attain housing, or own a firearm. There is a way to own a firearm again after a prior New York conviction(s). Under certain conditions, a Certificate…

If you are interested in obtaining a Certificate of Relief from Disabilities to apply for employment or housing, a process is involved before approval is granted. Below, we’re going to delve into that process, as well as how long you can expect it to take. The Process (and Timeline) of Getting a Certificate of Relief…

If you are serving a New York probation sentence, is it possible to terminate it early? Yes, under certain conditions of the court. Here is what you need to know. In the state of New York, individuals convicted of misdemeanors or felonies often have probation terms attached to their sentences. A minimum probation term is…

A new law in the state of New York will allow sealed records for past convictions. Applicants will have several criteria to meet, but if the seal is approved, they will gain several benefits. The first thing to know is that only certain types of past convictions will be eligible for record sealing. Any violent…

What is going to happen to me? It is one of the first questions everyone asks if they find themselves charged with a crime in NY. If you are talking about the outcome of the case, that is impossible to answer. Every single case is unique, and there are many variables involved that go into…

New York law says that employers may not discriminate against someone due to a conviction on their record – regardless of the offense. And there is a general political encouragement towards hiring those with criminal records. Does this mean that you don’t have anything to worry about if you are convicted of a crime that…

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